1892 Scarce First Edition - The Chronicles of Faeryland by Fergus Hume illustrated by M. Dunlop.
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Author: Fergus Hume. (Illustrations by M. Dunlop).
Title: The Chronicles of Faeryland, Fantastic Tales for Old and Young.
Publisher: London, Griffith Farran & Co., no date (1892). First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: 191 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece, the full-page and in-text illustrations by M. Dunlop.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide)
The book: A mesmerizing first edition of "The Chronicles of Faeryland", this collection captivates readers with tales both fantastic and whimsical. Crafted by the talented Fergus Hume, each story is a journey into enchanting lands filled with creatures and wonders. This edition is further enhanced by the detailed and imaginative illustrations of M. Dunlop, making it a valuable find for both collectors and aficionados of fairy tales.
A charming compilation of the following stories: "King Oberon's Library", "The Red Elf", "Shadowland", "The Water-Witch", "Moon Fancies", "The Rose-Princess", "Sorrow-Singing", "The Golden Goblin", and "The Enchanted Forest".
The author: Fergus Hume (1859 – 1932) was a prolific English novelist best known for mystery novels, although "The Chronicles of Faeryland" showcases his ability to delve into the magical and fantastic. With a keen understanding of narrative and an adept hand at crafting engaging stories, Hume's works have stood the test of time, resonating with readers across generations.
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